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Psychology Training

UMMS/UMMMC supports a number of psychology training programs. Its Clinical Psychology Pre-Doctoral Internship Program at Worcester Recovery Center and Hospital has been APA-accredited for over 50 years, as has the Pre-Doctoral Program at Worcester Youth Guidance Center. Post-doctoral training programs are available in Forensic Psychology within Psychiatry, in Family Medicine, in Emergency Medicine, and in Neuropsychology. A number of centers and units in UMMS/UMMMC also provide opportunities for graduate students in psychology to obtain part-time traineeship experiences. Below is a list of postdoctoral programs, internships, and traineeships, many with links to detailed program descriptions. 

Psychology Post-Doctoral Programs at UMMS/UMMMC

Family Medicine 
Department of Family Medicine and Community Health 
Director, Tina Runyan

Behavioral Health Research
Department of Emergency Medicine
Director, Edwin Boudreaux

Forensic Psychology 
Department of Psychiatry 
Director, Ira Packer
Neuropsychology 
Department of Psychiatry
Director, Brian Dessureau 

Clinical Psychology Pre-Doctoral Internship Programs at UMMS/UMMMC

UMMS/Worcester Recovery Center and Hospital Pre-Doctoral Internship in Clinical Psychology 
APA-Approved Pre-doctoral Internship 
Psychiatry Department and DMH/Worcester Recovery Center and Hospital 
Director, Jack Terry
 
Community Healthlink/Youth and Family Services Pre-Doctoral Internship in Clinical Psychology 
APA-Approved Pre-doctoral Internship 
Community Healthlink 
Director, Susan Tritell


Psychology Trainee Opportunities at UMMS/UMMMC

These positions are typically part-time and non-salaried. They provide practicum experience for psychology doctoral students in the pre-internship training years. 

Adult Consultation-Liaison 
Department of Psychiatry 
Faculty coordinator: Cassandra Snipes
General Clinical 
Community Healthlink 
Faculty coordinator: Susan Tritell 

Family Medicine
 
Department of Family Medicine and Community Health 
Faculty coordinator: Tina Runyan

Adult Forensic Evaluation

Worcester Recovery Center and Hospital, Forensic Service
Faculty coordinator:  Jack Terry
Adult Outpatient Treatment 
Department of Psychiatry, Outpatient 
Faculty coordinator: Robert Carey

Acute Adult Psychiatric Inpatient Care
 
Department of Psychiatry 
Faculty coordinator: William Warnken

Adolescent Inpatient Treatment 
Department of Psychiatry, UMass Adolescent Treatment Program 
Faculty coordinator: Brian Denietolis



 
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